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Nebraska Coaching Search: 3 Big Names Reportedly Emerge

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The Scott Frost era is officially over. The 47-year-old was let go following the Huskers' 1-2 start to the 2022 season. Now while Mickey Joseph runs the show, Nebraska football leaders are seeking the program's next head coach. 

Three big names have reportedly emerged for the Nebraska coaching job. The list includes Lance Leipold of Kansas, Matt Campbell of Iowa State and Bill O'Brien of Alabama.

Leipold is going to be coaching at a big-time program eventually. His Kansas Jayhawks are 3-0 to start the 2022 season. The turnaround is nothing short of miraculous. 

Nebraska may now be looking to give Leipold the big promotion. However, he has competition for the job (that is if he wants it). Campbell and O'Brien will also be in the mix, per Bruce Feldman. 

"Ten days into Nebraska's coaching search sources tell us that Lance Leipold, Matt Campbell and Bill O'Brien are high on the Huskers list as NU's process begins to unfold," said Feldman. 

There's also speculation that Nebraska may make a run after Baylor's Dave Aranda. However, his situation with the Bears may be too good to walk away from. 

Leipold is probably the favorite to land the job, but not if the Jayhawks have anything to say about it. Kansas' trajectory is better than ever. 

Who do you think Nebraska should hire to replace Scott Frost?